Canada Day on Parliament Hill

July 1, 2018

July 1, 2018

Free

Parliament Hill, Wellington Street, Ottawa

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Events Description

Arrive early to participate in the Algonquin Blessing of the Grounds.

Take in a truly unique musical experience: the 53-bell carillon of the Peace Tower, featuring Dominion Carillonneur, Dr. Andrea McCrady.

Canada Day noon show on Parliament Hill will feature Arkells (ON), Lights (ON), Brigitte Boisjoli (QC), Iskwé (MB), Jean-Marc Couture (NB), Rose Cousins (PEI), Martina Ortiz Luis (ON) and Hosted by Lisa Charleyboy (BC) and Marième (QC).

Canada Day evening show features performances  and the musical fireworks .

Evening Show performers:

Arkells (ON), Lights (ON), Brigitte Boisjoli (QC), Ruth B (AB), Iskwé (MB), Jean-Marc Couture (NB), Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine (ON), Klô Pelgag (QC), The Dead South (Sask), Rose Cousins (P.E.I), DJ Shub (ON), Boogat (QC), A special segment featuring Olympic and Paralympic athletes Kim Boutin, Mikaël Kingsbury, Mollie Jepsen and Brian McKeever.

Who is it for?

All ages – Family

WHEN & WHERE

Date & Time:

July 1, 2018 | 09:00 AM to 11:30 PM

Algonquin Blessing of the Grounds |  08:00 – 09:00 PM

Musical Workshops with Samajam | 09:30 – 10:00 PM & 10:30 – 11:00 PM

Carillon Concert | 10:00 – 10:30 PM

Canada Day Noon Show | 12:00 – 13:30 PM

Wapikoni: Short Films | 14:30 – 15:30 PM

Evening Show |  7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Fireworks | 10:00 PM to 10:15 PM

Venue & Address :

Parliament Hill, Ottawa, ON K1N 9J6 Canada

 

Road closures
Roads by Parliament Hill, Major’s Hill Park, Jacques-Cartier Park and the Alexandra Bridge and the road in front of the Canadian Museum of History are closed on Canada Day.
Canada Day shuttle bus

A free shuttle will be running between the Canadian Museum of History (Gatineau), Major’s Hill Park (Ottawa) and the Supreme Court of Canada from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on July 1.

Stop locations:

Direction Gatineau-Ottawa toward Parliament Hill:

  • Ottawa: intersection of Murray Street and Mackenzie Avenue
  • Gatineau: on Laurier Street South direction, at Elisabeth-Bruyère intersection
  • Ottawa: on Wellington Street, in front of the Supreme Court of Canada

Direction Gatineau-Ottawa toward Major’s Hill Park:

  • Ottawa: on Wellington Street, in front of the Supreme Court of Canada
  • Gatineau: on Laurier Street, in front of the Canadian Museum of History
  • Ottawa: intersection of Murray Street and Mackenzie Avenue

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